drill press stand

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Project by TRYPHON974 posted 01-16-2018 05:59 AM 3329 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple design with some fancy details like the recesses for the box and the oil can. Finished with shellac, maybe not the strongest protection but I don’t mind if it wears, it’s only a workshop furniture after all.

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#1 posted 01-16-2018 01:26 PM

Nice job on the cabinet. The recesses are a good idea. You should detail how you made the drawers, they look interesting.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 01-16-2018 02:31 PM

Nice, clean design. I’m getting ready to replace some cheap Ikea cabinets with something like this. You’ve given me some good ideas. Did you do the steel work yourself? Like the recessed idea … was thinking of something similar for sharpening stones. Nice build!

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#3 posted 01-16-2018 04:23 PM

I made the steel work myself, not pretty but sturdy enough. The drawers are cut on my little amateur wooden cnc. I made 13 of them:

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#4 posted 01-16-2018 05:06 PM

Good design and a nice build too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 01-16-2018 05:22 PM

Very elegant metal/wood combination. That’s quite a bunch of material.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 01-16-2018 05:25 PM

At least from this distance, the metalwork looks good to me! I like the open design to show off the mixed media.

-- ~Steve

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#7 posted 01-16-2018 05:26 PM

Fabulous design with lots of storage. The is the advantage of a good quality bench top drill press. It’s harder to do this with a floor model.

-- James E McIntyre

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#8 posted 01-16-2018 06:03 PM

This is a very nice drill press base and has a lot of great storage room. It will be a great addition to the shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 01-16-2018 07:09 PM

Tell us more about this CNC machine.


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#10 posted 01-16-2018 07:36 PM

Tell us more about this CNC machine.
It’s a basic kit made out of wood with drawer slides as guides, a totally outdated machine but surprisingly very capable and quite accurate.
If you want to take a look :

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#11 posted 01-16-2018 11:35 PM

I like it!

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#12 posted 01-17-2018 03:06 AM

Nice work, a well built and creative design!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#13 posted 01-18-2018 06:16 AM

I forgot to add the pic of the stand in the workshop.

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